The RCMP are searching for  a 59-year-old man after a massive fire in Flin Flon, Man. early Saturday morning. 

When officers arrived to the house it was already engulfed in flames. 

Fire crews worked to put out the blaze, but the building is being considered a total loss.

Police said crews searched the house for the owner, David Grange Preston, who is the only person who lives there, but were not able to find him. 

Officers are concerned about his well being. He is described to be six-foot-one in height with hazel eyes, and walks with a distinctive gait. 

The Office of the Fire Commissioner is heading to Flin Flon from Winnipeg to investigate. 

Anyone with information about Preston's whereabouts is being asked to contact the Flin Flon RCMP at 204-687-1423.